|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, May 25, 2004|
The Israeli military?s stronghold on the refugee camp of Rafah has eased as the last of the tanks pulled out today and the roads were re-opened. People are re-uniting with their families after the six-day incursion and food and water are able to move in. 16 Palestinians were buried yesterday. As many as 50 were killed in the weeklong operation. Yet Edwan Edwan, a resident of Rafah says the homeless problem has just begun...
Keywords: UN; argentina; bush; elections; iraq; israel; military; palestine; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, May 24, 2004|
The U.S Supreme Court ruled today that a lower court must hear a death row inmate?s charge that lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment. Sogomon Toronsti reports from D.C. A coalition of leaders from the expanses of the political spectrum is seeking to redesign presidential debates in order to make them more inclusive. Darby Hickey with the D.C. Bureau reports. US diplomats at the United Nations are starting the uphill climb to gain UN Security Council approval for what?s to come on Jun...
Keywords: UN; bush; death penalty; iraq; military; nicaragua; nuclear power; nuclear weapons; rebellion; russia; scotus; uranium
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, May 21, 2004|
Israeli Army Says it is Pulling Back from Rafah The Israeli military is partially pulling back from its incursion into Rafah. More from the International Middle East Media Center in Bethlehem. US Military Personnel Exempt from Criminal Court Bush administration diplomats are moving forward to extend the exemption of U.S. military personnel from prosecution in the International Criminal Court. Haider Rizvi reports from the United Nations...
Keywords: UN; bush; detainees; india; iraq; israel; military; riots
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, May 20, 2004|
Charges Dropped Against Greenpeace A Miami judge threw out the federal criminal charges against Greenpeace.In the rare verdict, the U.S. District judge said the government failed to prove their case against the environmental organization.Greenpeace spokesperson Nancy Hwa says they are pleased. Two years ago, members of Greenpeace boarded a ship they say was carrying mahogany and unfurled a sign that read ?President Bush.Stop illegal logging.?The six activists pleaded no contest to misdemeanors a...
Keywords: attorney general; bush; detainees; environment; greenpeace; iraq; islam; israel; oil; palestine; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, May 19, 2004|
CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR COURT MARTIALED While courts-martial proceedings were held in Baghdad today in the Abu Graib prisoner abuse scandal ? another court-martial began at Fort Stewart, Georgia.The attorney for the US Staff Sergeant charged with desertion asked the military judge to dismiss the charges because the infantryman is a citizen of Costa Rica. Staff Sgt. Camilo Mejia says he decided to seek conscientious objector status after an incident in which his unit was ambushed and civilians wer...
Keywords: 9-11; birthday; bush; california; democratic party; detainees; halliburton; india; iraq; islam; israel; military; oil; palestine; rights; torture; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, May 17, 2004|
Features Gay Marriage Legal in MA ~ Victory for LGBT Communities? As we reported in the headlines, the first state-sanctioned and court-ordered marriage licenses were issued to lesbian and gay couples today in Massachusetts. Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, the likely Democratic Presidential Candidate, says he supports an effort within the state to amend the constitution to ban such marriages. While supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage square off in front of city halls across the state...
Keywords: NATO; california; iraq; john kerry; korea; scotus; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, May 14, 2004|
Cubans Protest Bush Cuba Policies Today, a reported one million Cubans marched in rallies organized by the Castro government proclaiming their objections to new policies passed down by the Bush administration against the island nation. Joseph Mutti reports from the demonstrations in Cuba. Cuba UN Rep. Defends Socialist State Cuba?s United Nations representative said Cuba will defend its socialist state no matter what the United States government threatens...
Keywords: UN; bush; california; detainees; elections; india; iraq; military; missile defense; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, May 13, 2004|
Illegal Strip Searches in NY New York City?s Civilian Complaint Review Board, the independent agency that investigates accusations of police abuse, has uncovered evidence pointing to the inappropriate usage of strip searches.Gail Walker has more from New York. 'Power' Being Delegated to Iraqis The Wall Street Journal reports today that the Bush administration has already installed a portion of the shadow government of Iraq for the next five years...
Keywords: UN; bush; elections; india; iraq; mexico; military; oil; palestine; rights; torture; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, May 12, 2004|
MORE VIOLENCE IN GAZA An explosion in the southern Gaza Strip today hit an Israeli occupation forces vehicle, killing five Israelis inside. Earlier today, Israeli soldiers swept through the southern Gaza City neighborhood of Zeitoun searching for the remains of the six soldiers killed yesterday.The searches prompted frequent gun battles and Israeli missile strikes that killed at least three Palestinians and injured about 50, Palestinian hospital officials said...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; california; detainees; elections; iraq; israel; mexico; military; palestine; rights; rumsfeld; torture
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, May 11, 2004|
Seven Israeli soldiers were killed in a blast in the Gaza Strip this morning after a bomb exploded under an armored vehicle. As many as 100 people have been injured. The military wings of Hamas and Islamic Jihad claim responsibility for the action that they say is in response to the Israeli military?s current incursion. Salif Nasser, a Community Leader in the Gaza Strip describes the Israeli militaries most recent action in the occupied territory...
Keywords: NSA; UN; afghanistan; al-qaeda; bush; california; detainees; elections; environment; ethnic; hamas; iraq; islam; israel; jihad; military; palestine; rights; rumsfeld; torture
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, May 10, 2004|
The Venezuelan government arrested more than 80 Colombians they have accused of plotting to overthrow the administration of President Hugo Chavez. Greg Wilpert has more from Caracas. Texas state officials are set to execute a man who all agree is a paranoid schizophrenic. From KPFT in Houston, Erika McDonald reports. The U.S. Justice Department announced today they are reopening the murder case of Emmett Till, after a nation-wide, decades long campaign...
Keywords: 9-11; afghanistan; bush; detainees; elections; india; iraq; islam; john kerry; military; pentagon; rebellion; rights; rumsfeld; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, May 07, 2004|
FL Officials to Disqualify Felon Voters- Again Florida state officials are being vigilant about removing convicted felons from voting rolls leading up to another anticipated Presidential election.Poll watchers say as many as 40-thousand people will be disenfranchised, many of them African-American and Democratic voters. Mitch Perry reports from WMNF in Tampa. Kosovo Peacekeepers Promoting Sex Trade? A scathing 56-page report released by Amnesty International accuses the United Nations and NATO p...
Keywords: NATO; NSA; UN; algeria; bush; china; dance; detainees; elections; ethnic; human trading; india; iraq; islam; military; nigeria; rebellion; rumsfeld
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, May 06, 2004|
Bush on Cuba Today George W. Bush announced he received the recommendations from his so-called Commission for the Assistance of a Free Cuba. Details of the proposed policy have yet to be released but, Bush?s comments point to a pre-emptive policy in Cuba. Bush to Curb Money to Cuba Reports suggest the Bush administration wants to curb the flow of money Cuban immigrants send to their families in Cuba, insure U.S...
Keywords: bush; california; democratic party; detainees; iraq; islam; military; nigeria; oil; rumsfeld; torture
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, May 05, 2004|
Protests at the Gates of Abu Ghraib Prison(4:36) You?re listening to sound of protesters today at the gates of Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. The protest come as Iraq's US appointed Human Rights minister resigned in protest over the abuses of Iraqi detainees by US soldiers and prison guards. Abdul-Basat al-Turki told al-Jazeera that he had complained in December about human rights violations by Americans to the top US administrator Paul Bremer...
Keywords: NATO; adulthood; democratic party; detainees; elections; halliburton; immigration; india; iraq; mexico; military; protest; rights; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, May 04, 2004|
Yesterday, the Georgia Supreme Court overturned the aggravated child molestation conviction and the 10-year prison sentence of the 18-year-old student, Marcus Dixon for having consensual sex with a younger classmate. The court ruled that Dixon should have been prosecuted with the lesser charge of misdemeanor rape than aggravated child molestation. Dixon had planned to attend university on a football scholarship, but the funds were revoked after his arrest...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; bush; detainees; elections; india; iraq; israel; mexico; military; palestine; pentagon; rights; rumsfeld; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, May 03, 2004|
Note the last story was read by the Headlines Editor for the 1st and 2nd feeds. The death penalty may be back on the books in Massachusetts. A commission appointed by Republican Governor Mitt Romney today offered what they call a ?foolproof? formula for carrying out state sponsored executions. In their report they recommend that the death penalty only be used for what they call ?the worst of the worst murders? like torture murders, murders of multiple victims and murders of police officers...
Keywords: argentina; bush; death penalty; detainees; elections; iraq; islam; israel; medicare; mexico; military; palestine; pentagon; torture; wiretaps
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 30, 2004|
UN Peace Keeping Mission to Haiti Today, the United Nations Security Council agreed to send as many as 8-thousand soldiers and police officers to Haiti for a so-called peace keeping mission. Secretary General Kofi Annan requested a 2 year commitment, but the Council only approved the mission for 6-months.Brazil is expected to lead the force that will replace U.S. troops who went into the country in February.The consortium of Caribbean nations, known as CARICOM, has so far refused to acknowledge ...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; UN; brazil; bush; california; censorship; communism; courage; ethnic; immigration; iraq; islam; john kerry; military; nigeria; oil; saddam hussein
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, April 29, 2004|
US Troops Abusing Iraqi Prisoners Images on a network television news magazine confirm what Amnesty International and others have been reporting for months ? some US soldiers have been abusing Iraqi prisoners. One picture shows a prisoner who was told to stand on a box with his head covered while wires were attached to his hands. According to the CBS report, the prisoner was told that he would be electrocuted if he fell off the box.In many of the pictures US soldiers appear to be laughing or poi...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; UN; bush; california; cheney; iraq; israel; military; nuclear power; nuclear weapons; saddam hussein; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, April 28, 2004|
Spanish Troops Return Home International reports confirm that the Spanish Defense Ministry said today that the last of Spain?s 1,400 soldiers who took part in the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq, returned home. UN Appeals for Dialogue Meanwhile, at the United Nations, with US troops poised for an all out assault on the Iraqi city of Falluja, the United Nations is appealing for dialogue. Susan Wood has more from the UN...
Keywords: 9-11; UN; bush; cheney; elections; iraq; military; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 27, 2004|
U.S. aerial gunships are spraying the city of Fallujah at deadline. Resistors are fighting back with rocket-launched grenades. Earlier today, U.S. military forces raided a number of mosques in the city saying that armed resistors to the occupation were using the buildings as cover. Pentagon officials said this afternoon that the cease fire in Fallujah was still in effect. We'll have more on Iraq later...
Keywords: EU; UN; bush; california; cheney; elections; iran; iraq; military; nicaragua; pentagon; rights; riots; scotus; south africa
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, April 26, 2004|
Workers throughout Italy have been making symbolic 1 and 2 hour solidarity strikes to support striking Fiat workers. But as word spread of police attacks on the Fiat strikers today, national support gained momentum. Diletta Varlese reports from Brescia. Chinese officials have ruled out direct elections for Hong Kong. Severine Bardon reports from Beijing. The governor of Massachusetts ordered all Justices of the Peace to marry same gendered couples or they must resign when the state begins issuin...
Keywords: EU; UN; algeria; bush; china; elections; iraq; islam; military; pakistan; palestine; rights; riots; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 23, 2004|
NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, has confirmed that it practiced hijack scenarios in the two years before the September 11th attacks. More from Kellia Ramares. The United Nations has sent a fact finding mission to Sudan to investigate what many describe as ethnic cleansing of black Sudanese by Arab Sudanese militias. Haider Rizvi reports from the U.N. All the local newspapers in Beijing read the same thing: SARS is back...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; UN; birthday; california; death penalty; ethnic; hijack; iraq; kurds; mexico; military; pentagon; rights; suicide; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, April 22, 2004|
North Korea has declared a state of emergency in the region where two trains crashed and exploded, according to just released reports from South Korea. What has been reported so far is that two trains carrying oil and liquid petroleum collided then witnesses report seeing a massive explosion near the Chinese border. And, an estimated 3-thousand people have been killed. The U.S. and Britain are pressing the United Nations Security Council to adopt a draft resolution on weapons of mass destruction...
Keywords: UN; bush; china; dance; elections; environment; france; immigration; iraq; korea; oil; pakistan; riots; russia; saddam hussein
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, April 21, 2004|
VIOLENCE IN BASRA Suicide bombers killed 68 people today in Basra ? among them 17 children incinerated in two minibuses on their way to school. More than two hundred people were injured. The coordinated strikes targeted police stations. The bombings brought yet another front of violence while an agreement aimed at bringing peace to Falluja met troubles only a day after it?s implementation. A heavy battle broke out there today and by mid-day noone had surrendered any heavy weapons...
Keywords: UN; bush; california; highschool; iraq; israel; john kerry; kurds; military; missile defense; nuclear power; palestine; pentagon; privacy; protest; rights; suicide; turkey; washington; whistleblower
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 20, 2004|
The last place where gay and lesbian couples could marry in the United States will have to stop issuing marriage licenses. A Multnomah County judge ruled today that county officials must wait for the Oregon Supreme Court to decide the matter. Multnomah County started issuing licenses to same gendered couples on March 3rd after officials determined that to reject the applications would be against the state constitution...
Keywords: NSA; bush; democratic party; highschool; immigration; india; iraq; scotus; unions; visas; wolfowitz
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, April 19, 2004|
Spain, a major coalition member in the Bush orchestrated occupation of Iraq, has announced they are packing up and leaving the Middle Eastern nation. David Oancia reports from Madrid. The ACLU argues for same gendered marriage in Oregon. Andy Seaton reports from KBOO, in Portland. Tampa City police officers arrested 3 more people who were trying to serve free meals to the homeless without a permit...
Keywords: EU; bush; death penalty; hamas; iraq; israel; military; oil; palestine; saddam hussein; scotus; south africa
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 16, 2004|
Today, D.C. residents held a parade to mark the anniversary of the end of slavery in the district. Gladys L. Brooks from the DC-Coop reports. Spain?s new socialist Prime Minister promises sweeping social reforms including gay marriage and stronger domestic violence laws.From Madrid, David Oancia reports. The Chinese government announced they will begin wide-spread HIV testing after a decade of denying the very existence of AIDS in the country.Severine Brandon reports from Beijing...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; argentina; bush; china; dance; domestic violence; elections; iraq; israel; mexico; palestine; rights; rumsfeld; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, April 15, 2004|
Italians Mourn Death in Iraq Italians are mourning the man taken hostage and killed in Iraq. They are equally angry that their government has put more Italian citizens in harms way. Diletta Varlesse reports from Brescia. ANC Remains in Power In South Africa?s 3rd democratic elections, the ruling ANC party will remain in power even though their political hold appears to be diminishing.Na?eem Jeenah reports from Johannesburg...
Keywords: EU; UN; bush; democratic party; elections; iran; iraq; islam; japan; military; pentagon; russia; south africa; tobacco; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, April 14, 2004|
South Africans Go to the Polls South Africa?s polling stations have closed for the day and the Independent Electoral Commission says there was a high voter turn out for the country?s third democratic elections. Na?eem Jennah reports from Johannesburg. Cheney Goes To China Vice-president Dick Cheney?s stop in China today focused mainlyon Taiwan. Free Speech Radio News? Severine Bardon reports from Beijing...
Keywords: 9-11; bush; cheney; china; elections; france; iraq; israel; korea; palestine; privacy; rights; riots; russia; south africa; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 13, 2004|
Today the French foreign ministry confirmed that a French journalist has been taken hostage in Iraq. To date, 40 people from 12 nations are being held hostage there. A spokesperson for the U.S. installed governing coalition said the F-B-I is now working to find the hostage takers and the hostages. Also today, the United Nations Secretary General came close to an all out refusal to send staff to Iraq...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; UN; bush; detainees; environment; india; iraq; islam; oil; palestine; rights; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, April 12, 2004|
Reportedly, 12 hostages in Iraq have been released, seven of them Chinese. So far, more than 30 people from a variety of countries have been taken hostage in Iraq. In this most recent wave of hostage takeing, a dozen people from China. Severine Bardon reports from Beijing. General John Abazaid has formerly made a request for 10-thousand U.S. soldiers to stay rather than come home in the area near Fallujah -- the site of the most recent attacks against U.S...
Keywords: UN; bush; china; elections; genocide; india; iraq; islam; military; palestine; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 09, 2004|
Japanese Protest Troops in Iraq Today, hundreds are protesting in Japan over the refusal of the Prime Minister to pull troops out of Iraq even after the kidnapping of three Japanese citizens this week. Miles Ashdown has the story from Tokyo. Senators Need More Info on Iraq Contracts 13 U.S. Senators asked Pentagon officials for details on private contractors working in Iraq. Dave Enders has the story from D.C...
Keywords: NATO; afghanistan; bill clinton; bush; disease; drug companies; iran; iraq; japan; military; pentagon; rebellion; saddam hussein; south africa
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, April 08, 2004|
Retirement Funds Decreased in Private Sector? Congress is poised to ease funding requirements for most of the country's private retirement funds, despite record deficits in many of corporate America's pension plans. Sarah Turner with the Worker's Independent News Service has more. Ethnic Albanians Recieve Compensation Kosovo's ethnic Albanians are celebrating the ruling by a High British court awarding damages for two Albanian families whose relatives where killed by British NATO peacekeepers in...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; NSA; afghanistan; algeria; bush; california; elections; ethnic; india; iran; iraq; israel; japan; korea; military; pakistan; privacy; rebellion
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, April 07, 2004|
9/11 "Plotter" Released from German Jail A German court in Hamburg has released from prison the only person in the world ever convicted of involvement in the September 11 terrorist attacks. Mounir El Motassadeq, a Morrocan, was released today on bail pending a retrial in Germany?s High Court. From Germany FSRN correspondent Guy Degen has more. CA Voters Just Say No to Walmart Wal-Mart?s efforts to open up its first superstore in Los Angeles County hit a snag as thousands turned out to reject the...
Keywords: 9-11; bill clinton; bush; california; china; elections; genocide; iraq; islam; military; protest; wal-mart
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, April 06, 2004|
Immigrants here in the United States must now wait as long as 18-months for residency renewals. Documents allowing immigrants brief visits outside the country currently take an estimated seven months for approval rather than two. And, families are left to make painful decisions about separations as one waits through the application process. Expecting backlogs from added security, the Bush administration alloted an additional 160-million dollars for processing assorted applications...
Keywords: EU; bush; california; democratic party; elections; environment; genocide; immigration; iraq; islam; military; rebellion; rights; rumsfeld; tobacco; wal-mart; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, April 05, 2004|
President George W. Bush is sticking with the party denial that he or anyone in his administration knew about the possibility that Al-Queda cells were planning to hijack planes and crash them into buildings. However, commissioners on the administration?s hand picked investigation committee say otherwise. Ellen Ratner reports from D.C. Four out of nine soldiers, from a New York Army National Guard company serving in Iraq are contaminated with depleted uranium poisoning...
Keywords: EU; NATO; bush; capitalism; elections; hijack; iraq; mexico; military; south africa; torture; uranium; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, April 02, 2004|
Some South Africans are finally receiving the long-time promised anti-retroviral drugs. Na?eem Jinah reports from Johannesburg. Public radio and television host Tavis Smiley intended to give his corporate underwriter a chance to defend themselves, but the 30-minute program turned into a positive spin opportunity for Wal-Mart. Ngoc Nguyen reports from Los Angeles. Local district and federal environmental authorities are pointing fingers at each other while thousands of residents cope with lead co...
Keywords: UN; bush; civil disobediance; courage; elections; environment; iraq; kurds; military; rebellion; rights; south africa; turkey; wal-mart; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, March 31, 2004|
5 Killed in Iraq Violence Four people were killed and dragged through the streets of the Iraqi city of Fallujah today. Three of them were Americans. The four worked as contrators for the US-led coalition. Rebels killed the four men in an ambush that left their vehicle in flames -- and then dragged the corpses through the streets before hanging the charred remains from a bridge. In the same area, five US soldiers were killed today when a bomb exploded under their armored personnel carrier...
Keywords: bush; california; death penalty; democratic party; environment; iraq; mexico; military; nigeria; oil; rebellion; turkey; unions; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, March 30, 2004|
White House officials announced today that National Security Director Condoleeza Rice will publicly testify in front of the September 11th Commission. Rice has been highly criticized for arguing that the quality of her advise to the President would be compromised if her comments could be made public. Surviving relatives of those who died in the 9-11 hijackings and members of the bipartisan committee say that Rice could reveal missing and essential information about that day and days subsequent...
Keywords: 9-11; bush; california; cheney; courage; elections; france; genocide; hijack; iraq; medicare; military; rebellion; rights; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, March 29, 2004|
U.S. soldiers shut down a newspaper in Baghdad, justifying the action as a much-needed part of creating a free Iraq. Reporting from Baghdad, Aaron Glantz has more. A United Nations report, critical of UN operation in Iraq leading up to the bombing that killed 22 people last summer, may lead to firings and demotions at headquarters. Haider Rizvi reports from the U.N. Arab League summit plans to work towards stability in Iraq and Israeli-Palestinian relations dissolved amidst controversy over too ...
Keywords: EU; UN; bush; california; courage; democratic party; elections; france; iraq; israel; medicare; palestine; privacy
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, March 26, 2004|
Clarke's 9.11 Testimony Declassified? Republican Congressional leaders want to declassify Richard Clarke?s testimony to the September 11th Commission given behind closed doors in 2002.Senate Majority leader Bill Frist says he wants to know if Clarke lied under oath.In his best-selling book and again at a public hearing this week, Clarke provided a glimpse behind the White House?s veil of loyalty by charging that high-level Bush administration officials ignored or reduced the priority of key warn...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; UN; algeria; bush; campaign finance; detainees; elections; hamas; iraq; military; palestine; rights; saddam hussein; tom delay; turkey; unions
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, March 25, 2004|
Call for Coup of Pakistan President Musharraf A tape, purportedly the voice of the number-two man in Al-Qaida, Ayman Al-Zawahri, has surfaced -- and is calling on Pakistanis to get rid of self proclaimed President Musharraf. Last week the Pakistani military claimed to have Zawahri surrounded in a small village, launched missiles to flush him out, only to find he escaped in a maze of tunnels. Pakistani media are reporting a serious deadlock in the Waziristan jirga where a new and bloodier fight i...
Keywords: 9-11; UN; al-qaeda; bush; civil disobediance; elections; federal government; hamas; immigration; islam; israel; military; nigeria; oil; pakistan; rights; rumsfeld; south africa; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, March 24, 2004|
9-11 Hearings In testimony before the 9-11 commission this morning, a former FBI translator said she was offered a raise to keep her quiet about security problems. Karen Mitchell reports from Capitol Hill. EU Fines Microsoft The European Union has fined Microsoft a record $611.8 million for violating anti-trust laws in a bid to crush competition. Naomi Fowler Reports from London. Palestinians Mourn Assasignation of Hamas Leader Palestinians around the world are expressing their anger and grief a...
Keywords: 9-11; EU; NATO; UN; afghanistan; attorney general; bush; civil disobediance; environment; hamas; iraq; israel; military; nigeria; oil; palestine; tobacco; uranium; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, March 22, 2004|
Hamas Leader Killed by Israeli Forces Sumpreme Court Hears Privacy Case 911 Hearings on the Capital Worldwide Protests Against War New IMF Agreement in Argentina Return to FSRN's news archive or FSRN's home page.
Keywords: argentina; hamas; israel; privacy
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, March 19, 2004|
San Francisco Remembers One Year Since Iraq Invasion Today, hundreds marched towards corporate giant Bechtel?s headquarters in San Francisco.Lauren Meltzer was there and explains why. Worldwide Day of Action Anti-war protestors around the world will be demonstrating in hundreds of cities and towns tomorrow.Stefan Wray reports from one of them near George W. Bush?s ranch in Texas. Clashes in Islamabad Pakistani troops met fierce resistance today from Muslims who, the government says, were protect...
Keywords: NATO; UN; al-qaeda; bush; california; elections; ethnic; india; iraq; islam; military; pakistan; protest; riots; saddam hussein; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Thursday, March 18, 2004|
Medicaid Scandal: $23 Billion Cut Accounting scandals across the nation rock the health industry, resulting in a proposed $23 billion dollar cut in Medicaid funding.Karen Mitchell explains from Capitol Hill. Aftermath of Spain Bombings The people and politics of Spain are still in flux days after the train bombings and power shifting elections.David Oancia reports from Madrid. Aristide Supporters Excluded from New Government Haiti?s newly appointed leaders installed a new government, avoiding me...
Keywords: NATO; UN; bush; california; cheney; elections; halliburton; iraq; lebanon; medicaid; military; nigeria; riots; rumsfeld; scotus
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Wednesday, March 17, 2004|
Clashes in Kosovo At least 7 people have been killed and up to 200 injured in the worst street clashes between Kosovo Serbs and ethnic Albanians in the four years since the United Nations assumed administrative control of the region. Jackson Allers reports from Kosovo?s capital, Pristina. Gearing Up to El Salvador's Elections International monitors for El Salvador?s upcoming elections on Sunday are being stopped at the airport.Rebecca Myles has more...
Keywords: UN; afghanistan; bush; california; elections; ethnic; india; iran; iraq; islam; kurds; mexico; military; nuclear weapons; saddam hussein; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Tuesday, March 16, 2004|
A Florida soldier, who filed for conscientious objector status, is being called a deserter according to a National Guard spokesperson. Staff Sergeant Camilo Mejia walked inside the Florida National Guard building today after being absent from his military unit for more than 30 days. Mejia served 5 months in Iraq as part of the occupation forces and said during his time there he became increasingly convinced that the U.S...
Keywords: NSA; UN; bush; disease; environment; iraq; mexico; military; rights; scotus; washington
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Monday, March 15, 2004|
DN! Exclusive from Jamaica As we reported in the headlines, Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide has arrived in Jamaica. Joining us now is Democracy Now?s Amy Goodman who was one of only two journalists to travel with President Aristide from the Central African Republic to Jamaica. Socialists Win Spanish Election: A Turn to the Left? Spain has a new Prime Minister. Jos Luis Rodrguez Zapatero, leader of the victorious Socialist Party that swept to power over the weekend, accepted victory by c...
Keywords: bush; california; elections; halliburton; iraq; kurds; medicare; military; oil
|Free Speech Radio News lineup - Friday, March 12, 2004|
Aristide goes to Jamaica Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide will arrive in Jamaica next week for a two-month stay. But his impending arrival is already creating a political stir. Patrick Scudder reports from Jamaica. Meanwhile, as Jamaica and other Caribbean nations are tentative in supporting President Aristide, people across the Caribbean are standing up and saying that Aristide?s treatment should not be tolerated...
Keywords: 9-11; NATO; bush; california; elections; environment; iraq; military; rebellion; saddam hussein; scotus; unions; washington